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33 min ago | Common Dreams

Non-Union Market Basket Workers Bring a Complicated Victory for Labor

This Labor Day, there's an unlikely workers' victory to celebrate. Late last week, employees of Market Basket, a New England grocery store chain, ended a successful two-month strike and consumer boycott not for a contract or higher wage, but to reinstate their beloved fired CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.

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4 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Three Dead, Hundreds Injured in Anti-Government Protests in Pakistan

Anti-government protesters in Pakistan were met with tear gas and rubber bullets as they entered Parliament grounds in Islamabad on Sunday to demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, Pakistan, US News

7 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

2 Shot in Accident at Shoot Straight Gun Range

Two friends were injured Sunday afternoon at Shoot Straight, a Casselberry, Florida, gun range, when one tried to unjam a 9 mm semi-automatic handgun and wound up shooting himself in the finger and his friend in the thigh.

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11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Lena Dunham: Hacker Responsible For Stealing Naked Celebrity Photos Is A 'Sex Offender'

This weekend's revelation that dozens of celebrities and famous personalities were victims of a targeted hacking aimed at exposing private, sexually suggestive photos has reopened the conversation about online security and privacy.

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Related Topix: Girls, Entertainment, Television, Lena Dunham, Twitter, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News

15 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Charges of 'Open Aggression' Spoil Hopes for Cease Fire in Ukraine

As high-level talks took place in the city of Minsk, Belarus on Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on the convening parties to agree to an immediate cease fire between the Ukraine Army and rebel forces still holding ground in Luhansk, Donetsk, and elsewhere.

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Related Topix: Belarus, World News, Vladimir Putin, US News

18 hrs ago | Truthdig

Top 5 Reasons 'Labor Day' Isn't for Laborers Anymore

Calling the bottom of a river a "bed" is a metaphor. Imagine the river restlessly sleeping on its muddy mattress.

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22 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

Ukraine News - Sep 1, 2014

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Kos

To fight ISIS the West must do more to integrate potentially alienated Muslims

It is disturbing, to say the least, to hear that an American was killed fighting for ISIS , and that, depending on which estimate one reads, anywhere from a few dozen to three hundred Americans may have likewise joined up.

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Crooks and Liars

NBC Fitness Guru Jeff Halevy Loses It, Spews Racism, Hate And Arrogance All Over Twitter

NBC fitness expert Jeff Halevy is more than just a fitness expert. He's also a hard-core supporter of Israel, a racist, and a rabid right wing guy.

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Related Topix: Twitter, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

War Is A Crime

Legal Case: White House Argues Against Considering Climate Change on Energy Projects

Six and a half years later and another term into the Obama Administration, however, things have finally moved forward.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Environmental Law, Law, US News

Common Dreams

The Crime of Overbilling Healthcare

Over twenty years ago, Pat Palmer, in her own words, "stumbled upon a $400 overcharge in a bill my father received for a routine medical procedure."

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Related Topix: US News

OpEdNews

Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed

It's Labor Day weekend, the schools have been in session about a week, and the disgruntled voices of a minority drone on.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., US Governors, Tom Corbett, US News

Truthdig

Stephen Colbert: 'ISIS Has Now Attracted the Most Heavily Armed,...

The "Colbert Report" host talks about the latest threat in the Middle East, the Islamic State, as well as Fox News' weirdly imaginative responses to ISIS, all of which are so detached from reality that the comedian decides it's time to invoke ghosts to explain current events in terms that right-wing pundits can truly get their heads around.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Kos

What Is The Fight Over The Tip Wage?

This diary is a follow up to Laura Clawson's great Front Page piece . I just wanted to add a few things and I had more than a comment could hold.

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Daily Kos

Cartoon: Animal Nuz #214 - Nuz Dump Edition

Animal Nuz appears on Saturdays at 11am ET on the Recent Diaries list, then at 8pm ET on the Front Page, only on Daily Kos .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

Crooks and Liars

The Meaning Of The Koch Brothers Tapes: "I Don't Know Where We'd Be Without You"

One of the classic strategies for politicians caught saying embarrassing things is to use the old "there's nothing to see here, keep moving" ploy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law

Crooks and Liars

War Criminal Ollie North Says Obama Doesn't Pay Attention

Reagan's henchman Ollie North cuddles up to Carlson on the couch to bash the president for not showing his hand on his ISIL strategy.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News

OpEdNews

"Carrying" in Chicago is dropping crime says Washington Times as 42 are shot and 5 die last weekend

Open and concealed "carrying" lowers crime because the bad guys know they better not try anything.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US News

Crooks and Liars

Federal Cybersecurity Czar Found Guilty On Kiddie Porn Charges

Timothy DeFoggi was once the acting chief of cybersecurity for the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News

Truthdig

California Legislature Passes Bill to Protect Temp Workers

The California legislature has passed a bill that would hold companies legally responsible if the temp agencies and subcontractors they hire cheat workers out of their wages or put them in harm's way.

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Related Topix: California, US News

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